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the road, tim edmonds is building a whole new community for people like margot brown. soon his efforts will transform this farmland into corporate office parks, a golf course and 4,600 new homes. this is, indeed, an edge city. as you look at suburbanization of america and following transportation corridors, both north and south-- whatever the geographic area happens to be-- it is, uh, an example of that. people here are commuting within the 25-to-30-mile radius. um, u're not going to see too much migration into the city, but they are currently working with about a 25-mile radii, and they're looking for value and looking for, uh, lifestyle. the development is really creating a whole, new town. uh, we will have up to 5,000 residential units, roughly 400 acres of commercial office areas. we have various retail components, golf courses, school sites. so you're going to see all the elements that you would see in most hometowns. uh, they will all be in one development. narrator: one development-- building over 2,600 acres of prime farmland. pihl: sobo is fe xioumo buyangrth is put pssureo. ,
effort spanning more than ten years. director j. carter brown worked closely with architect i. m. pei in its development. seven works of art were commissioned it was agreed that a ecific piece was needed to animate the unbroken expanse of wall in the central courtyard. but the artist would have to have a capacity for monumental concepts, with a sense of color and scale appropriate to the site. a unanimous choice was spanish artist joan miro. born in the catalan city of barcelona in 1893, miro has remained close to the land and its people. but as a young man in paris, he joined with friends like max ernst and jean arp in the emeing surrealist movement of the 1920s. in his painting "the farm," miro's characteristic symbols and themes began to appear: serpenne shapes, checkeoard patterns, finite space represented by the moon or a star. in 1922, he painted "the farmer's wife," the ancestress of countless female symbols that also became a continuing motif in miro's art. in 1924, his art broke free of gravitational constraints in theurrealtic world of "harleqn's carnival." over the years, h
. wow. hc. why should they give yellow? now, you mix red and green paint. you get, like, brown, okay? [laughter] but that's color by subtraction. read the chapter on that. here we have light on top of light. and red and green hitting your eye at the same time, gonna give you what? - yellow. - yellow. why? --primary--between the two. that's right. yellow is right between the two. and these are gonna average out to be that, okay? isn't that nice? isn't that neat, gang? anyway, yellow--it's-- oh, look at this. we talked about three colors, red, green and blue adding to give white. is there such a thing as two colors adding together to give white? answer end with a p. yup. nope. no. try it. nope. nope. no, not a pe. just a p. - yup. - yup. yup. okay. it turns out two colors can give white. can anyone tell me what color mixed with blue will give white? - yellow. - yellow. do you see it? yeah. how many can't reason this? well, the yellow is the red and the green, huh? okay. well, let me ask this, what color--red and what color will equal white? cyan. - bluish green. - cyan. this color here
drms and efforts are reaching a successf conusion. "femme" is at home. brown: "it's everything we hoped." today, suspended 42 feet above the museum floor, "femme" is fulfilling her intended role. she stands tall, as the 76-foot mobile by miro's close friend alexander calder slowly circles by. she is in the company of the works of other modern masters such as henry moore and jean arp, of david smith, noguchi, caro, rosati and motherwell. but she stands alone at the head of the south wall as a unifying force and vital core of color in the east building of the national gallery of art. ( music ) ( music ) narrator: thomas moran embarked on his first trip to the west in 1871. the united states at the time was still recovering from the ravages of the civil war. americans turned with hope to the western frontier. by painting the pristine grandeur of these remote places, moran enabled 19th-century americans to visualize a magnificent landscape most would never see. his paintings transformed their perceptions of the west. from 1867 to 1879, the united states government sponsored four western exp
your diplomas. laura margaret everett. ( cheering ) thomas isaac brown. music school? mm-hmm. are you going to be a music teacher? maybe... or a performer, or a songwriter, or all three. your mother always wanted to be a singer. principal: kevin patrick casey. ( cheering and applause ) yes. no more film. aw... aw... dad: kevin! kevin, over here. oh, that's my dad. i've got to go, i'll see you later. thank you. congratulations. rebecca: congratulations! thanks. rebecca: all right, stand over there. i want to get a picture. you too, aunt molly. all right, look this way. say "cheese!" cheese! kevin, i'm proud to see that diploma in your hand. we all are. congratulations, kevin. thanks. dad, stand next to kevin. i want to get a picture of just the two of you. ready? i'm proud of you, too, becky. me? why? don't be so modest. when your mother died, you... you stepped right in. you... you became the mother. you took good care of kevin and your dad. well, there was no one else. "we are sorry to inform you..." oh, no. i can't believe it. god... another rejection letter. three rejections. i can
paficot is much like north america's, the abut in reverse. here, it's the north that is mostly dry and brown, is mbut as you movsouthica's, thtoigr latitus,rse. the green color of this thatsatellite photomosaicown, reveals an ecological zone with great potential for market-motivated exports. along chile's coast, south of santiago, are the small mountains know the coastalange. this region is the center of chile's booming forest products sector. the st common treeere now is the radiata, or monterey pine, imported from california 30 years ago. unr the right condions, radia pines the fastt growg trs the world, because unlike other trees, they continue to grow all year round. they like it damp, and they won't grow where it is too hot or too cold. that leaves out most places. but with much ideal habitat, chile's south-central coast is now world's by 2000, chile harvested moreha mlion cuc mersf afor cn for wood pulp to mceulose. japa. ddespite japan's economic stagnation, and the asian crisis of the late '90s. fish, too, are an important primary product. whether netted in the pacific or raised on
that is mostly dry and brown, but as you move south to higher latitudes, the green color of this satellite photomosaic reveals an ecological zone with great potential for market-motivated exports. along chile's coast, south of santiago, are the small mountains knowas the coastalange. this region is the center of chile's booming forest products sector. the imported from california the radia30 years ago.ey pine, under the right condns, radiata pines the fastt growg trs he world, because unlike other trees, they continue to grow all year round. they like it damp, and they won't grow where it is too hot or too cold. that leaves out most places. but with much ideal habitat, chile's south-central coast is now world's by 2000, chile harvested moreha million for wood pulp to mceulose.tpan . demand continues in the 21st century, despite japan's economic stagnation and the asian crisis of the late '90s. fish, too, are an important primary product. whether netted in the pacific or raised on commercial farms, th u. anasian consumers. sh and lumber could come from many places around thelobe and they ca
a responsibility to help afghan women. this is just a redefinition of colonialism. white men stephen brown women from brown men. if you associate women's liberation with a foreign imperial project, you actually harm it in the eyes of locals. it is much more likely that girls will proceed in becoming a spear and for the success of the project. >> i spoke with him sunday in princeton, new jersey at the 32nd anniversary of the coalition for peace action. juan cole is a university professor at the the receipt of michigan. when we come back, we continue our veterans day special. stay with us. >> "people got to be free" by the young rascals. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. sunday was veteran's day, the federal holiday honoring the men and women who fought in the u.s. forces. president obama attended a ceremony at arlington national ceremony and laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown and later met with military families. in his speech, president obama emphasized the obligations americans and their government have to veterans. >> in this country, we
the heroes of tomorrow are the heretics of today. socrates and galileo, john brown, thoreau, christ and debs heard the night cry "down with traitors!" and the dawn shout "up the rebs!" nothing ever seems to bust them gallows, crosses, prison bars; tho' we try to readjust them there they are among the stars. lives of great men all remind us we can write our names on high and departing leave behind us thumbprints in the fbi. amy goodman: today's program was actually produced for radio in 1996 with errol maitland and dan coughlin. special thanks to gary helm, brother shine and julie drizen. democracy now! is looking for feedback from people who appreciate the closed captioning. email your comments to outreach@democracynow.org or mail them to democracy now! p.o. box 693, new york, ny 10013. box 693, new york, ny 10013.
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